Monthly Archives: September 2016

Keeping Up with Changes at

Familysearch is one of my favourite websites – there are so much there to help us with our Family History.  I could talk about the great tools for hours!  So don’t ask! Like all good family history web sites the … Continue reading

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Changes Coming to Scotland’s People

OK I admit it – whenever I help one of my friends with their Scottish research I am envious!.  ScotlandsPeople   is a wonderful resource for those doing Scottish research.  But wait, you have to pay to use that site don’t … Continue reading

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Ancestry – some facts and figures

I was very interested to read an article by The Ancestry Insider  this week.  He was attending the 2016 Conference of the Federation of Genealogical Societies.  One session was by Quinton Atkinson from Ancestry.  I encourage you to read the article … Continue reading

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Canada Census 2016 “Best Census Since 1666”

Well, I have to admit I don’t remember doing the 1666 Census!  But I did participate in the 2016 Census. Statistics Canada reports the rate of returns was excellent in 2016 – overall 98.4 % of the people completed either … Continue reading

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